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ECHINACEA purpurea

Commonly known as Purple coneflower

Purplish-pink flowers growing up to 5 feet
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  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red) - purple pink
  • Height - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread - 45cm (18in)
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - erect perennial with red-tinted green stems. Rough hairy basal leaves 15cm (6in) long and lance-shaped stem leaves. Flowerheads have golden-brown cone-shaped discs.
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - syn. Rudbeckia purpurea.
  • Medicinal properties - dried rhizomes and roots are widely used in herbal medicines where they are believed to fortify the immune system.
  • Pests & Diseases - none. Prolonged wet can cause root rot
  • Place of origin - USA ( Michigan south to Virginia, Louisiana and Georgia)
  • Flower Shape - Single - Row of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals - large flowers to 13cm (5in) across
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Tolerates all - - deep, well drained, humus- rich soil.
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Butterfly friendly
1.5m (5ft)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  45cm (18in)

Buy Varieties of ECHINACEA purpurea

ECHINACEA purpurea 'Fatal Attraction'

ECHINACEA purpurea 'Fatal Attraction'  >

Commonly known as: Purple coneflower.
Bright purple-pink flowers with non-drooping petals on dark stems
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ECHINACEA purpurea 'Green Jewel'

ECHINACEA purpurea 'Green Jewel'  >

Commonly known as: Coneflower.
Light green petals with a dark green cone. Fragrant
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ECHINACEA purpurea 'White Swan'

ECHINACEA purpurea 'White Swan'  >

Commonly known as: Purple coneflower.
Clear white with dark centre
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£13.50 each 
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